New ruler of Oman follows peaceful policy of Sultan Qaboos

TEHRAN ( Iran News ) – New ruler of Oman pledged Saturday to follow the non-interference policy that made the kingdom a vital regional mediator under his late cousin Sultan Qaboos who reigned for half a century. Haitham bin Tariq, the culture minister, was sworn n as the new ruler of Oman, shortly after modern Oman’s founding father was laid to rest after his death on Friday at the age of 79, AFP reported